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Dec 6, 2013 5:30pm PST
. manuel bojorquez is there. and allen pizzey on the years that made the man. >> for 18 of the 27 years he spent in prison, nelson mandela walked down this corridor everyday and at the end of that walk there was no freedom, there was this. >> reporter: with bob simon on the moment he was free. >> after 27 years, his head was high and his fist was clenched. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening, the south african government announced plans today for a week of memorial services for nelson mandela, culminating with his funeral a week from sunday. president obama will lead a u.s. delegation, expected to include a number of former presidents, though it is not known which of the services he will attend. mourners continued to gather today at mandela's home in johannesburg where he died last night and at his former home in soweto. perhaps no one image summed up his legacy better than this. >> blacks and whites signed by side honoring the father of a multiracial south africa, a man who became a worldwide symbol for racial equality. >>
Dec 26, 2013 5:30pm PST
at the stores while online shoppers are furious their presents are late. terrell brown and manuel bojorquez report. holly williams on the plea an american hostage is making to president obama. >> it seems that i have been totally abandoned. >> axelrod: stuck at sea. bill whitaker on the mission to free a ship trapped in ice at the bottom of the world. >> the vessel hasn't moved for the last two days and we're surrounded by sea ice. we can't get through. >> axelrod: and with no time to waste, an l.a. cop rescued a man from his burning car. >> i just said "it's now or never. either i'm going to get him out or i'm going to see someone burn alive." captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> axelrod: good evening. scott's off tonight. i'm jim axelrod and this is our western edition. we're getting our first look at just what kind of boost holiday shopping provided to the u.s. economy-- and it is not the kind of picture retailers were hoping to see. according to mastercard spendingpulse retail shopping was up 2.3% this holiday season. keep in mind, these are j
Dec 27, 2013 4:00am PST
deadlines. as manuel bojorquez reports they're dealing with disappoint and angry customers. >> reporter: ups workers spent the day racing to catch up. the company had delivered 132 million packages in the week leading up to christmas, a pace of 300 per second. but it wasn't fast enough to clear an avalanche of holiday orders, including a package for jeff cormier in dallas. >> i don't know what more to say about how frustrating it was. >> reporter: it was an iphone case with his daughter's picture. his grandmother flew back home without it. >> that's what i miss the most. you miss the aha moment. >> reporter: you want her to reopen it in front of you. >> yeah. you can't recapture it, that wow factor. that's gone. >> reporter: a short holiday season and icy backlogs became insurmountable as last-minute shoppers poured in. many customers trusted store guarantees that deliveries would be made by christmas. neither understand nor fedex would disclose how many packages were late. in a statement ups said the volume of air packages in our system exceeded the network as demand was much greater than f
Dec 6, 2013 6:00pm EST
is the economy creating? an ice storm causes havoc in the middle of the country. manuel bojorquez is there. and allen pizzey on the years that made the man. >> for 18 of the 27 years he spent in prison, nelson mandela walked down this corridor
Dec 3, 2013 5:30pm PST
. manuel bojorquez tells us many of the people visiting the site are having a much more positive experience than earlier users did. >> come on, guys. >> reporter: moksha efsea, a pet sitter in fort worth, texas, said he had no problem enrolling in, a big difference from two months ago. >> i'm a dog walker, it's a difference between a cooperative thing and a friendly dog wagging their tail and one trying to bite me. >> reporter: because he has panic attacks, he says private insurance would have cost him $800 a month. with a tax credit, his new plan will cost $112. looks like it's going to work out for everyone. the savings are unimaginable. >> reporter: in dallas, le dawn stark spent yesterday afternoon trying to sign up, too. she's been uninsured for the last three years and her attempts to log on in october were unsuccessful. >> i was not even able to get to the point to where it tells you about the different plans available. >> reporter: she tried to enroll on the revamped site. compare this to the old web site. >> this is far better. >> reporter: but a few minutes later a
Dec 27, 2013 5:30pm PST
fedex and led to anger from shoppers. manuel bojorquez found some people in texas still waiting. >> reporter: u.p.s. said it was making deliveries in every zip code in the u.s. today but still experiencing heavy volume. stephen cullen is waiting for four packages in keller, texas. he said he paid extra for u.p.s. to deliver them by christmas eve. >> and they did not keep their promise. they still have not told us when they will deliver our products. >> reporter: you're frustrated. >> of course i am. i'm angry! >> reporter: icy weather and a shorter holiday shopping season were already pushing u.p.s. and fedex to the limits. but it was a record rush of online orders last weekend that made the difficult impossible. >> it will be months before it's picked up. >> reporter: bernard weinstein teaches business economics at southern methodist university. >> it's really the retailers who are at least partly to blame because they did overpromise. too many retailers were promising overnight delivery, two-day delivery when the capacity to deliver just wasn't there. >> reporter: those guaran
Dec 20, 2013 7:00am PST
. manuel bojorquez shows us who's driving a tradition into the future. >> dale earnhardt will come to the caution flag to win the daytona 500. >> reporter: few numbers in sports history are as iconic as the number 3 is to nascar. it's the number dale earnhardt raced to six of his seven championships and the car he was driving when a crash tragically took his life in daytona in 2001. earnhardt raced on richard childress's team. >> most of these cars have all won championships. >> reporter: last week childress announced the number 3 will ride again. he believes it's what earnhardt would have wanted. >> we were in daytona. it was raining and we were sitting there and he was talking about his retirement, what he was going to do. i think it was probably 2000. he told me, he said, i want you to keep running the car, keep running the 3, and i want you to be able to win races and win championships. >> reporter: still the decision wasn't easy. the number is sacred to earnhardt fans. >> reporter: so there was no option to retire the number. >> no option. >> reporter
Dec 31, 2013 7:00am PST
looking for another big super storm like sandy. manuel bojorquez flew with them. >> hoping to find the perfect storm over the gulf of mexico. his team is flying this dc 8 in order to better study cloud formations. dib says these clouds remain a mystery to scientists, but they contain clues that can help understand changes in the earth's atmosphere. >> we understand the fundamental physics of clouds and all the different kinds of clouds but not well enough to be able to accurately model them over and over again. >> reporter: this is a flying laboratory. there are stations set up throughout the aircraft with 40 instruments gathering data. it's nasa's most complex airborne science campaign of the year. data gathered on this flight can help scientists better predict when and where the next storm will hit. >> tomorrow there's a 20% chance of thunderstorms. what that means is there's almost definitely going to be a thunderstorm somewhere in houston. but right here at this spot who knows? >> reporter: but it's not just thunderstorms that concernsb's team. 2013 had n
Dec 27, 2013 7:00am PST
. >>> manuel bojorquez is showing how he's using a big game to help his hometown high school. >> reporter: at 41 jon kitna will suit up for the first time in two years as a backup quarterback for his former team the dallas cowboys after their starter tony romo went down last week. >> obviously you want a guy who's been playing all year lock but the options available to us i feel like kitna will give us the best chance. >> reporter: he retired in 2011 and started his second career teaching math at his alma mater, lynn come high school in taco na, washington as well as coaching the football team. i've always felt like there's much more greatness in these halls and in this building than people realize. >> reporter: to help foster that greatness kitna will donate his entire $53,000 paycheck for playing this week to the players and program for making a difference in his life. >> i feel what i was called to do that's the lord's mission for my wife and i, training these young men to be real men and use the avenue of fable to enter their lives. >> reporter: kitna playe
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